1919: The Great Departure
Léon Devès made the tour de France as a companion in the Drôme until Elboeuf, but also in Rouen and Paris.
After the war, he settled in 1919 to Brune or exercising the trade of blacksmith. It adds to its repair and sale of agricultural machinery.
Léon DEVÈS is the founder of the family business that same year.
January 1, 1953, succeeded by his son Marc.
Previous activities he immediately adds the manufacture of agricultural, saws, harrows and agricultural trailers.
1962: Green Space
In 1962, Marc Devès transfers the artisan workshop on a plot of more than one hectare in a 400 square metre building.
That year, the activity of the company is oriented towards the manufacture of trailers for green spaces. At that time, these trailers are a new market for the company.
From 1962 to 1970 the business grows and the expansion of the plant is continuing under the leadership of Marc Devès and his wife Aline.
1968: First Steps To Export Markets
From 1968, DEVES institutions expand their business with export. The credit goes to Yves Devès, indeed it begins upon entering the company prospecting outside our borders.
Today, the export represents 25% of the total turnover, in thirty-five different countries. DEVES establishments work especially in collaboration with major brands of farm tractors.
Stability And Development
Devès mark then Devès Yves apply these values in the management of the company: Prudence, wisdom and simplicity.
This allowed Devès institutions develop sustainable activity of agricultural trailers. But they have also expanded the product range in order to meet the expectations of the customers.
The company became known through specialised fairs and participates annually at SIMA, Innovagri, Sitevi, living green...
Thanks to the new means high-tech design (CAD) and production (welding and robotic bending, laser), the company is more competitive than ever.
This in its entire range of production: trailers-green areas, vineyards, agriculture, public works, spreaders and of course abroad in about 35 countries!
In addition, the 4th generation continuous adventure trailers dev.